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Do you know other phrases with similar meanings? Which of them is mostly used in spoken and written English respectively? Thanks a lot.
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In other words,
That is,
I mean
,
' it ' is missing Emotion: smile

Put it another way
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'It' is not missing; inserting 'it' creates a comma splice error. We are looking at a nonfinite clause, whl: Put another way, my sister is a tramp.
A tramp? Mister, what do you mean by a tramp?

BTW, may I use these in official or academic written English?
Mister Micawber'It' is not missing; inserting 'it' creates a comma splice error. We are looking at a nonfinite clause, whl: Put another way, my sister is a tramp.

BTW, I see this post is rated good 4 stars out of 5. But I don't even know how to rate a post? Any help here? Thanks.

Sorry, I just know how to do it. Just at the top of each post. Emotion: smile
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These are fine for formal writing-- or any other use:

Put another way,
Said another way,
In other words,
That is,
I.e.,
(in formal writing this abbreviation should only be used in parenthetical remarks)

This one is only for conversation:

I mean,

i.e.=namely, right? Thanks a lot.
Mister MicawberThese are fine for formal writing-- or any other use:

Put another way,
Said another way,
In other words,
That is,
I.e.,
(in formal writing this abbreviation should only be used in parenthetical remarks)

This one is only for conversation:

I mean,

Mister Micawber'It' is not missing; inserting 'it' creates a comma splice error. We are looking at a nonfinite clause, whl: Put another way, my sister is a tramp.

Can I say 'To put it another way'?

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